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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Economic conditions,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Harry J. Carman and Harold C. Syrett
ContributionsSyrett, Harold Coffin, 1913- joint author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE178 .C284
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24752732M
OCLC/WorldCa7778115

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